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Are Your District Finances Ready For ESSA?

By: Michael Goetz. Under the new ESSA fiscal regulations, districts will need to prove these three requirements to show they are equitably distributing dollars before additional federal dollars can supplement state and local funds.

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Fostering Academic Success for All

By: Karla Phillips and Jesse Hahnel. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) expands the focus of K12 student success to include provisions specifically for foster youth, as part of the effort to ensure that success can occur for ALL students.

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EdTech 10: 21st Century Student Success

In this week's edition of EdTech 10, we share stories around helping today's student succeed including new ESSA regulations to 1-to-1 laptop programs.

3 months ago by

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ESSA: From Compliance to Opportunity

By: Samantha Tankersley. While there are numerous provisions within ESSA to meet a variety of state priorities, ExcelinEd provides a closer explanation of two important provisions: the Direct Student Services provision and the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants.

4 months ago by

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Opportunity Ahead: The Innovative Assessment and Accountability Demonstration Authority

By: Karla Phillips. More on the Innovative Assessment and Accountability Demonstration Authority offered by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for states that want to transition to a competency-based, personalized education system.

4 months ago by

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Buck Institute for Education (BIE)

The nonprofit Buck Institute for Education (BIE) is the world's leading provider of K-12 resources and professional development for Project Based Learning (PBL). BIE believes all students can and should benefit from this transformational teaching method.

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Making Data Work for Students

The Data Quality Campaign released a policy roadmap today providing a set of actions for states to prioritize to take advantage of the new ESSA shift opportunity to build the culture, capacity and conditions to use data for continuous improvement.

5 months ago by

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“Yes, but…” An ESSA Myth Buster

By: Samantha Tankersley. ExcelinEd understand the murkiness around Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), but there is certainty around some issues. Here are several statements to help explain the nuances around five common ESSA misconceptions.

5 months ago by